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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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5 percent for patients receiving PCI and drug therapy versus 7.
The patient responded promptly to the initiation of antimicrobial drug therapy with intravenous flucloxacillin and gentamicin and became afebrile.
I think the bottom line regarding drug therapy for Alzheimer's disease is that some drugs bring about some improvements in some people.
The benefit of this type of thorough drug therapy review is to ensure patients take the appropriate medications for their condition which will lead to better drug therapy outcomes.
And many wellness programs have a significant drug therapy component.
Drug therapy management is an expanding, ever more complex and necessary function in the health care system.
And they showed that those patients receiving the behavioural management program alongside drug therapy are significantly more confident in their ability to use behavioural skills to effectively self-manage migraines.
Antimicrobial drug therapy decision-making for patients with CAP and other respiratory tract infections is much more complex.
Feldman: Since 1974, when the federal mandate was issued, we've seen the addition of more and more layers of regulations related to drug therapy management, and we expect to see more this year.
Without considering those factors, drug therapy can be a major risk and expense, Eberhart said.
Many possible etiologies have been suggested for tinnitus, but its pathophysiology remains unknown) Among the possible causes are an extra-auditory response to respiratory, vascular, or muscular stimuli, a reaction to drug therapy, cochlear deterioration, microvascular compression of the VIIIth cranial nerve, [2] and turbulent flow in the ipsilateral internal carotid artery (pulsatile tinnintus).
Researchers assigned 78 adults aged 55 or older either a placebo or one of three different treatments for their insomnia: cognitive-behavior therapy, which included group therapy and following guidelines such as using the bed only for sleep or sex; drug therapy where subjects were prescribed Restoril (temazepam) to be taken an hour before bedtime; or a combination of both.